Northeastern vs California Riverside

Northeastern 61, UC Riverside 52

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Quincy Ford scored 14 points and Joel Smith added 11 to lead Northeastern to a 61-52 win against UC Riverside in the opening game of the Great Alaska Shootout on Wednesday night.

Marco Banegas-Flores had nine points for the Huskies (3-1).

Josh Fox scored 14 points for the Highlanders (1-4).

Northeastern plays the winner of Wednesday's later game between Belmont and Alaska-Anchorage in the semifinals on Friday, while UC Riverside plays the loser in a consolation semi.

The Huskies took control early with a 12-0 run in a 4:29 stretch of the first half that gave them a double-digit lead they maintained for much of the rest of the way. UC Riverside got within 57-52 on Chris Harriel's 3-pointer with 1:04 remaining, but Northeastern protected the lead at the free-throw line.

This is Northeastern's second appearance in the Great Alaska Shootout. In 1986, the Reggie Lewis-led Huskies shocked No. 2-ranked and defending national champion Louisville en route to the championship game, where they lost to 10th-ranked Iowa.

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Northeastern Huskies
R. Spencer, F261-43-45035
Q. Ford, G334-73-551114
J. Smith, G322-76-634011
M. Banegas-Flores, G293-82-44239
Z. Stahl, G182-54-42108
D. Pollard203-50-01208
D. Walker152-30-02105
C. Avenant130-10-03100
D. Marshavelski90-11-23111
D. Peck50-00-00100
Totals 17-4119-253114861
 41.5%76% 
California Riverside Highlanders
C. Harriel, F353-110-02328
J. Fox, F346-112-262514
C. Patton, F204-101-26149
R. Smith, G373-70-03538
A. Quick, G221-40-00643
L. Devenny254-40-03028
D. Guinn130-10-03200
T. Johnson121-20-01002
D. Boddie20-10-00000
S. Jones00-00-00000
Totals 22-513-427192052
 43.1%75% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.14-425-846
Hofstra14-424-1054
J. Madison11-721-11103
Will. & Mary11-720-1167
Towson11-720-12150
Northeastern9-918-15109
Charleston8-1017-14135
Elon7-1116-16160
Drexel3-156-25247
Delaware2-167-23274

Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Hawaii13-328-680
UC Irvine13-328-1075
LBSU12-420-1579
UCSB11-518-1398
UC Davis6-1011-19281
UC Riverside5-1114-19267
CSNorthridge 5-1110-20280
Cal Poly4-1210-20236
CSFullerton3-1310-20290
 
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UK 81
PRIN 53 Final
SYR 73
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CHAMIN 70
PITT 62 Final
MICH 67
UAPB 43 Final
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